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Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner
On New Year's Eve in every home in China a huge family reunion dinner is held. No matter where people live, they are expected to return home for Chinese New Year, and this dinner. Chinese new year is a time of great celebration marked by different festive activities everywhere. New year in China is looked forward with great anticipation and high expectat...
Chinese Tea Lore
Chinese tea lore has hundreds of  years history. It also has different representations at different historical stages. Teas are also different but all embody the tea spirit of “clearness, respect, joy and truthfulness”. Drinking tea£şTea is taken as a beverage to quench thirst. Tasting tea£şEmphasis is placed on the color, fragr...
Chinese Cooking Art
A nation's cooking culture reflects its food traditions, from the food-preparation and eating habits of the countryside to the food-preparation and eating habits of the city, notwithstanding the increasing introduction of foreign fare that is not only served in "foreign" restaurants in the city, but which today is also found in the freezer secti...
Huaiyang Cuisine
Huaiyang cuisine, one of the major components of Chinese cuisines, consists of the styles of Yangzhou, Nanjing, Suzhou and Zhenjiang dishes. It is very famous in the whole world for its distinctive style and taste. It is especially popular in the lower reach of the Yangtze River.  Known as "a land of fish and rice" in China, Jiangsu Prov...
Chinese Style Cocktail
The Chinese style cocktail is made up of traditional Daqu liquor (a kind of liquor with high alcohol content) and nutritious fruit juice, which keeps not only the savory and mellow aroma of the Daqu liquor but also the nutrition and flavor of fruit juice. Besides, it is easy and simple for people to make the cocktail according to their own requirements ...
Chinese Food as medicine
To adapt to environmental changes, one must be able to adjust properly. To enjoy health and a long life, ancient Chinese scholars believed that the art of healthy living could be best attained by adapting oneself to the changes of the four seasons and following the principles of change - yin and yang. The Medicinal Canon of the Yellow Emperor (Nei Jin...
Chinese Alcohol Culture
In Chinese the word for alcohol "jiu" is used to mean all types of alcoholic beverages, from 'pijiu' (beer) to liquors (just called 'jiu') to grape wine ('putao jiu'). The same character is used in Japanese and Korean, for that matter. The symbolic serving and drinking of wine on various occasions and in different places can convey many meaning...
Hui Muslim's Food Culture
The Hui ethnic minority is descended from the Arabic and Persian merchants who came to China during the 7th century. With a population of 643,238, the majority of the group lives in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Most of the Hui people are Muslim and there is typically a mosque in each community. The Imam led the religious activities and their sutra ...
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